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Cornell is unique, strong and impactful, Pollack says

President Martha E. Pollack delivered a robust assessment of Cornell during her State of the University Address Nov. 2.

Plant breeder taps latest technology to feed the world

Mike Gore, Ph.D. '09, professor of plant breeding and genetics, is working on a more efficient way to develop crops that produce higher yields and better nutrition profiles as the world's population grows.

Cornell research boosts New York’s surging hard cider industry

Four generations of DeFishers have nurtured apples, pears and cherries on their 450-acre family orchard on the Lake Ontario shore in western New York. For 75 years, apples have been their mainstay.

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Tsiorasa Barreiro receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Tsiorasa Barreiro ’00, an Akwesasne native and executive director of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe in Akwesasne, Franklin County, was presented with the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award Oct. 27.

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Being smart about the smart grid

Drury Mackenzie, smart grid and innovation lead for the utility AVANGRID, discussed her work with smart grid technologies in New York state on Oct. 15.

GateWay program facilitates research-industry agreements

The new GateWay to Partnership program, run out of the Office of Sponsored Programs, aims to foster sponsored agreements between industry and Cornell researchers.

Fear Factor? Phooey! Kids swarm Insectapalooza 2018

Hundreds of children swarmed Insectapalooza at Comstock Hall Oct. 20 and spent time with tarantulas and scorpions.

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New online tool shows climate change in your backyard

Climate change hits home. A warming world affects the Northeast region, and to demonstrate, the Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions has developed a new online tool: Climate Change in Your County.

Faculty receive funding to study organic foods

Researchers have been granted nearly $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for research to bolster the success of organic farmers.